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A Mayor for Everyone

Paul Bridges, the Republican mayor of Uvalda, Georgia, is as Southern as it gets. Growing up in a small town of a few thousand people in southeast Georgia, Mr. Bridges drives a pick-up truck, keeps 15 goats on his small dairy farm and speaks with a classic Southern drawl. It just so happens that Mr. Bridges is also a passionate advocate for immigrants' rights and is one of our plaintiffs in our case against Georgia's discriminatory anti-immigrant law, the "Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act," H.
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United States / Atlanta : Peach Pundit (3 years ago)

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Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the ACLU (3 years ago)

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